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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know’s video for Ballad of Billy John is deft commentary of Internet and how horrible we’ve all become. And it’s perfect.

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know’s video for Ballad of Billy John is deft commentary of Internet and how horrible we’ve all become. And it’s perfect.

By | March 4, 2015 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Trevor Moore has been in important player in the world of comedy since the early 2000s thanks to his co-founder status of sketch group The Whitest Kids U' Know. But since he dropped his first album Drunk Texts To Myself in 2013, the Virginia native has proven himself a skilled...

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Welcome to Me trailer: Kristen Wiig continues enviable career after Saturday Night Live (Video)

Welcome to Me trailer: Kristen Wiig continues enviable career after Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | February 20, 2015 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Since her exit from Saturday Night Live in May of 2012, Kristen Wiig has masterfully piloted her post sketch comedy career. Flying light years beyond the laughs she generated with the Target Lady, Dooneese and Gilly (among other now-classic SNL characters), Wiig has proven...

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Jim Gaffigan Show first teaser. Check it out! (Video)

Jim Gaffigan Show first teaser. Check it out! (Video)

By | February 9, 2015 at 2:09 pm | No comments

On the heels of his second best-selling book Food: A Love Story, comedy fans are now gearing up for Jim Gaffigan’s next project— The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land. The scripted series centers on the veteran comedian’s life as a New York City based husband and father to five...

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Gary Gulman tapes You’ll Get Over It, new comedy special, on March 18 (Exclusive)

Gary Gulman tapes You’ll Get Over It, new comedy special, on March 18 (Exclusive)

By | February 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Though Gary Gulman has been a favorite of fellow comedians and true comedy nerds for the better part of the last decade, the veteran comedian has, in the last year, been breaking through to mainstream comedy audiences. And with two stellar one-hour comedy specials and three...

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David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans

David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans

By | January 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm | No comments

David Letterman and Paul Shaffer visited The Late Late Show last night, as Regis Philbin manned the guest hosting chair in already-departed Craig Ferguson’s place. A long list of guest hosts – Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Whitney Cummings, etc. – are filling in before James...

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Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)

By | January 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks....

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Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

By | January 22, 2015 at 9:30 pm | No comments

Despite our culture of pundit-flooded 24-hour cable news networks, it sometimes often times takes a skilled comedian to effectively broach a sensitive societal issue (See: Jon Stewart, Russell Brand, Larry Wilmore, Stephen Colbert...you get the point). Enter: Ted Alexandro--...

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VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz

By | January 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm | No comments

Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are...

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Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

By | January 20, 2015 at 9:53 pm | No comments

If you missed the series premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Monday, you sure did miss a stellar start to what I firmly believe will be a long-lasting, much-needed and influential late night show. Of course you have tonight, Wednesday and Thursday to tune into...

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